Blizzard Conditions Over the Sierra Nevada Mountains; Critical Fire Weather in the High Plains

A significant winter storm continues to impact much of the West with heavy mountain snow and widespread damaging winds, including dangerous, blizzard conditions in the Sierra Nevada. In the Central and Southern High Plains, an expansive area of warm, dry, and windy conditions is leading to a large area of elevated to high-end critical fire-weather conditions. Read More >

Current conditions at

Elkhart Municipal (KEKM)

Lat: 41.72°NLon: 86°WElev: 778ft.

Fair

41°F

5°C

Humidity 100%
Wind Speed SE 7 mph
Barometer 30.08 in
Dewpoint 41°F (5°C)
Visibility 8.00 mi
Wind Chill36°F (2°C)
Last update 3 Mar 6:35 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Elkhart IN

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 66 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 53 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. South wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 73 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of showers before 10pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10pm and 1am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am.  Low around 50. South wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Showers

    Low: 50 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1pm and 4pm, then a slight chance of showers after 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. West wind around 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 59 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 38 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 54 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 34.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 34 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 54 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. South wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. South wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers before 10pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10pm and 1am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 1am. Low around 50. South wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1pm and 4pm, then a slight chance of showers after 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. West wind around 10 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Friday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 45.
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Point Forecast:
Elkhart IN
 41.69°N 85.96°W (Elev. 745 ft)
6:15 am EST Mar 3, 2024
6am EST Mar 3, 2024-6pm EST Mar 9, 2024
 
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